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University of Pennsylvania Announces 2013 Thouron Award Winners

PHILADELPHIA – Three University of Pennsylvania students and two alumni have received Thouron Awards to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom.  The recipients are:

Davos Forum Considers Learning’s Next Wave

January 27, 2013

Penn is cited for offering online classes via Coursera.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151January 25, 2013

At Penn, Making a Difference Through Art

Ken Lum thinks Philadelphia will be an inspiration for his work as an artist.

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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422January 18, 2013

Annenberg, SAS Professor Examines Effects of Digital Media on Social Movements in China

Guobin Yang has an unquenchable interest in the effect of digital media on society and social movements.  China, Yang’s homeland, has been quick to pull the censorship trigger on media of all sorts that report events the government construes

Who Can Compete With Silicon Valley?

January 17, 2013

Penn is cited as the institution where the first computer was created.

Article Source: Forbes
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658January 17, 2013
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151January 16, 2013

Penn’s Director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program Honored

Emilio Parrado, director of the Latin American and Latino Studies program at the University of Pennsylvania, has been named one of the Delaware Valley’s Most Influential Latinos.

Cleaner Steam Heat

January 14, 2013

Vice President Anne Papageorge of Facilities and Real Estate Services comments on institutions using “their buying power to work with suppliers to advance common strategies, common philosophies.”

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151January 15, 2013

Barry Scheck of the Innocence Project to Speak at Penn

 

 WHO:            Barry Scheck, Cardozo School of Law professor and co-founder of the Innocence Project 

The Big(ger) Picture: Why Integrated Master Planning Works –- and Who to Get Involved

January 2, 2013

Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli is quoted about campus expansion and growth.

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